What gets your goat? Here are a selection of opinion pieces on rugby issues big and small that have appeared in Rugby World magazine. Send us your views to rugbyworldletters@futurenet.com

Rugby Rant: End referee abuse

Rugby Rant: End referee abuse BEING A referee mum, and a referee wife, has its downside. In supporting the man in the middle, I am a neutral supporter of the…

Rugby Rant: Uni rugby deserves more respect

Rugby Rant: Uni rugby deserves more respect BUCS SUPER RUGBY has slowly been growing in standard and notoriety. The sheer amount of university players playing in the Premiership Rugby Cup…

Rugby Rant: Premiership fantasy game missing

Rugby Rant: Premiership fantasy game missing PREMIERSHIP RUGBY has plenty of opportunities to grow the game. Although, they may be found wanting in this critical department. Let’s focus on the…

Rugby Rant: Simplify the laws

Rugby Rant: Simplify the laws IN THE first half of the Gallagher Premiership season opener between Bristol and Saracens, there were 11 full penalties and one reset scrum. Nine offences…

Eddie Jones shouldn’t coach other teams

Rugby Rant: Eddie Jones shouldn’t coach other teams EDDIE JONES is the Rumpelstiltskin of rugby. Not in the traditional fairytale sense but, stick with it… the modern-day reincarnation in Shrek…

captain's challenge

Rugby Rant: Scrap the captain’s challenge IT’S FAR better to trial law variations with elite teams instead of students, if it can be done. The Rainbow Cup, hastily tacked onto…